atrial appendage(redirected from auricula atrialis)
au·ri·cles (of a·tri·a)[TA]
a small conic ("ear-shaped") pouch projecting from the upper anterior portion of each atrium of the heart, slightly increasing the atrial volume. See: left auricle, right auricle.
Synonym(s): auricula (2) [TA], auriculae atrii [TA], atrial appendage, atrial auricle, atrial auricula, auricular appendix
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atrial appendage(1) Right atrial appendage; auricula dextra [NA6], right auricle.
(2) Left atrial appendage; auricula sinistra [NA6], left auricle.
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A small muscular pouch attached to each atrium of the heart.Synonym: auricular appendage (1)
See also: appendage
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